Most Endangered Places

Every year, many historic properties across the state of Washington are threatened by demolition or neglect. Collectively, these properties contribute to the quality of life we enjoy and shape the daily experiences of living in small towns, large cities, and rural countryside across the state. Since 1992, the Washington Trust has maintained a list of Most Endangered Places, bringing attention to threatened buildings, sites, and historic places. The Washington Trust’s basic commitment to advocate for preservation of historic and cultural resources has been unwavering, and our Most Endangered list perhaps best exemplifies this commitment.

Know an endangered place? We accept nominations year round. Prior to submitting a nomination, please contact us to discuss the program requirements and over-arching goals for the threatened resource.

Nomination Process

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Carmack House

Jefferson County Courthouse and Tower

Five Mile Schoolhouse

The Showbox

Bush House

First United Methodist Church

Old City Hall

Puyallup Fish Hatchery

Historical Commercial Fishing Net Sheds

Puget Power Building

Dorsey Bulding

Downtown Mount Vernon

Anderson-Baum Cabin

Collins Building

Snoqualmie Falls Lumber Company Power Plant

Camp Waskowitz

McReavy House

Northern State Hospital

Libbey House

Thayer Barn

Ellensburg Depot

Our Lady of the Assumption/St. Urban’s Church

Red Brick Road (Ronald Place North)

Old Woodinville School

Nuclear Reactor Building

East Seattle School

Quad 7 Hangar, Boeing Field

Masonic Home of Washington

Providence Heights College

Battelle/Talaris Campus

Camp Kilworth

Haller House

Fowler House

Weyerhaeuser Corporate Campus

Schooner Wawona

St. Edward’s Catholic Church

Robert Morris Earthwork

Old Tumwater Brewery

John A. Finch Boy Scout Lodge

Fort Walla Walla/Jonathan M. Wainwright Memorial VA Medical Center

Colville Indian Agency

Reard Freed Farmstead

Jensen-Byrd Building

Surrey Downs

Valley Schoolhouse

Trafton Elementary

Murray Morgan Bridge

Howard S. Wright House

Moran School Administration Building

Alki Homestead Restaurant

Post Hospital

Snohomish County Courthouse

Sand Point Naval Station

Lone Star Cement Building

National Guard of Washington Armory

Washington Hall

Historic Buildings within Washington’s State Parks

McNeil Island

Preston-Shaffer Milling Company

McMillin Bridge

Cascade Workers’ Cottages

BF Tabbott House

Lincoln School

First United Methodist Church

Hyer Farm

Parlor Car #1799

Skykomish Hotel

B Reactor, Hanford Site

Day Block

Mukai Farm and Garden

South Harbor Park Stack

Port Angeles Fire Station

Scout House

P-I Globe

Marine Supply Block

Arlington High School

LaCrosse Rock Houses and Station

St. Ignatius Hospital

Harborview Hall

Electric Building

Bruggemann Ranch

Holy Rosary

Longfellow School

Buchanan House (Trueblood House)

Rookery, Mohawk, and Merton Buildings

Bettinger House

First Hill Apartments

Packard House

Blaine Depot

William O. McKay Ford

Green Mountain Lookout

Murray and Rosa Morgan House

Waldo General Hospital

Reard Freed Farmhouse

Elks Building

Old Ellensburg Hospital

Morgan Middle School

Coke Oven Park

Bureau of Reclamation Headquarters

Scottish Rite

Kapus Farmstead

Roslyn Old City Hall and Library

St. Nicholas Church

Vashon Elementary Gym

Old Ritzville Highschool

Fleischmann’s Yeast Plant

National Historic District

Stephenson House

Hastings Buildings

Camp Yeomalt WPA Log Cabin

LaFramboise Farmstead

Dvorak Barn

Oysterville Historic District

Point Hudson

Curran House

Washington’s Historic Barns

Digester Building

Teapot Dome Gas Station

Beverly Railroad Bridge

Fort Steilacoom

Downtown Sprague

Shelton Gymnasium

Old Granary Building

Enloe Dam Powerhouse

The Chancery

Enchanted Valley Chalet

Donovan District

St. Elmo’s

Kelley Farm

Steilacoom Train Depot